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Archive: May, 2016
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  • Kansas City District monitors river/tributaries after increased rainfall

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency management office is monitoring the Missouri River and tributaries after the increased rainfall in the area during May. The Missouri River stages are at flood stage at several locations and are expected to rise higher before cresting within the next several days. Several of the district’s reservoirs have increased pool elevations that have caused beach and campground closures therefore it is recommended the public call prior to visiting a reservoir.
  • Park Visitors Asked to Leave Firewood at Home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Headed to one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes for the upcoming holiday weekend? David Hoover, a Conservation Biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is asking park visitors to leave their firewood at home. “Firewood brought from home on a weekend camping trip may harbor the invasive and highly destructive emerald ash borer,” Hoover says. “Moving firewood associated with recreational camping is one of the main ways the emerald ash borer has expanded its range.”
  • Open house scheduled for Clinton and Perry lakes to review seasonal plans for lake elevations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District at Clinton and Perry Lakes will host a combined open house to review seasonal plans for lake elevations May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Clinton Lake project office located at 872 North 1402 Road, Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation

    With the arrival of the outdoor recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.
  • Corps announces temporary bridge closures over Harlan County Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Harlan County Dam Project Office is alerting the public to intermittent temporary road closures on the bridge over the Harlan County Dam from May 15, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016.
  • Kansas Army Ammunition Plant meeting scheduled

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211, 13th St., Parsons, Kan., from 6 – 8 p.m.